Here's your fight-size update for Thursday, March 11, 2021:
Sadly, Becky Lynch took to Instagram to announce that her father had passed away and shared her memories with him.
My Dad passed away this morning. My god was he a great Dad. My brother and I never had a seconds doubt that he loved us unconditionally. He was proud of us no matter what. Not for what we did, but for who we were. The rest was just details for my pops.
I used to always go to him with the most trivial of problems or concerns because I knew he would never judge. In my weird teenage years, he never batted an eyelid. “She’s just being herself” - he’d say, and would let me get back to my strange clothes and dog collar chokers
When I told him I wanted to be a wrestler he never doubted me for a second even though I did. And when I would worry about taking risks he’d tell me “it’s an adventure Missy, enjoy it”- how right he was.
My Dad was a character, a gent, an athlete, an intellectual and a creator. He was always full of positivity and ready to have the chats with anyone he crossed paths with, making friends at every turn. Such a charmer he was with his unmistakable, slightly regal voice and love of story telling.
I was so proud to tell everyone “my dads an inventor”- none of my other friends dads invented shit. But mine did.
I mustn’t have been more than 7 when he told me to keep a diary and I’ve been journaling ever since. He cultivated my love of books, writing, theatre, movies, life.
I wish so much that I was able to be there. I wish that he would have met his baby granddaughter. He would have gotten a great kick out of her and she would have adored him. “She’s a great laugh”- as he would say. Though I know he was so happy to have lived to know she’s alive. I hope I can approach parenting the same way my Dad did with us.
Slan agus Gra. Lots of love and magic.
I love you forever and miss you Pops.
Fightful extends its condolences to Becky Lynch and her family at this time.
- Bobby Lashley, in an interview with TheWrap, opened up about his storyline marriage to Lana.
"Look, I’ve been in the business for about 17 years. And there’s a lot of people that watch the business for years. But there’s only a few people that have been like a crucial figure in the business for a long time…I talked to people about it when I came back into wrestling and everybody knows my character. They know Bobby is tough, Bobby was in the military, Bobby has that wrestling national champion place in the world. So I’m a machine in that sense. But the one thing that I’ve never been able to do is just relax. And I think a lot of those storylines I did at the beginning were to really make me chill out and relax. This is a different day and age. Even though my character is rough, still I’m able to enjoy it a lot more. Before I was so machine, so locked in. It’s like, ‘Here, let’s throw in some storylines over here to make him feel completely uncomfortable and to be able to relax and then be able to come into something.’ And when I say that, I say that because a lot of the people looking at it got pissed off about it. I was going into it and I was a little taken back. But then when I sat back and I actually realized, because I had a talk with Vince, and he told me, ‘Man, I want you to just go out there and have fun.’ And that was one thing that you have to do.
"A lot of times when you tell somebody to go out there and have fun, that’s not going to resonate, that’s not going to sink in. Then you have a bunch of us just beating people up even more. But to be able to loosen up, this is entertainment. We’re fighting, but it’s entertainment. So in order to have entertainment, you have got to be able to loosen up. Because the crowd can feel where you’re coming from. And even though I went into this real dastardly, mean character, people could feel it because I’m able to get in more touch with — I don’t want to say emotions and go straight into acting — but into that, just relaxing and having fun with the character. So I think everything that I did led me up to where I am now. So I think everything helped."
- Check out the latest Coach's Corner with Arn Anderson.
- Check out the top 10 moments from NXT this week.
- AEW has announced a new opportunity to meet Chris Jericho.
- See the latest show announcement from GCW:
*New Show Alert*— GameChangerWrestling (@GCWrestling_) March 11, 2021
GCW returns to The Showboat in Atlantic City on Sat, May 1st!
Tix on Sale Fri (3/12) at 2PM:https://t.co/t5XAhPMu3b
Discount Hotel Rooms:https://t.co/ZrEECl82dJ
Streaming LIVE on @FiteTV!
Ashes to Ashes
Sat 5/1 - 8PM pic.twitter.com/H6p8JIyXeh
- Enter for a chance to win a custom Nightmare Family Polycade:
- Today, WWE stock closed at $58.28 per share. This is an increase of 1.85% from yesterday.
- Check out the latest Sammy Guevara Vlog
- Major League Wrestling has announced a new collaboration with NERDS Clothing:
NERDS x MLW Collection revealed; pre-order LA Park & CONTRA jackets for limited time!
NEW YORK — Major League Wrestling ("MLW") ands NERDS Clothing today revealed the first wave of their collaboration.
For the first-time ever fans can buy designer jackets featuring the iconic likeness of LA Park and CONTRA Unit. The jackets are limited edition and available to pre-order now.
CONTRA soldiers can also rep the "global dealers in violence" in public with the limited edition CONTRA mask.
All new items are live and available to pre-order now exclusively at: https://www.nerdsclothing.com/collections/mlw.
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